Eazywaste Ghana with it objective of harnessing the plastic waste culture for the benefit of humanity on 5th June 2019, joined La Dadekotopon Municipal Assembly to celebrate the World Environment Day at the La Community center with the theme ‘Beat Air Pollution. Stop Burning Plastic Waste’.
This year World Environment Day was celebrated in collaboration with the La Dadekotopon Municipal Assembly in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. The team from Eazywaste Ghana took the opportunity to educate the residents of the La community on the harmful effect of burning plastic waste and it consequences to the environment. The event recorded more than 60 residents in attendance. Some resident took the opportunity to share their experiences with regards to plastic waste and how they are trying to manage and pledge to contribute their effort in stopping air pollution through the burning of plastic waste. They also pledged to protect the environment and keep it safe. Most of the participant advocated for more education and encouraged the organizers of the program to do more in terms of education and advocacy.
Mr. Ernest Nartey-Tetteh the Chief Operating Officer of Eazywaste Ghana assured the residents that the plastic recycling company (Eazywaste Ghana) is the to continuously educate them and help them segregate their plastic waste for recycling. He also educated them on how they can have value on their plastic waste through recycling. “Eazywaste Ghana has come to help stop plastic waste pollution and empower household and institutions to have value on the plastic waste they generate by adopting reuse and recycle.” He said.
The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) annually organizes events for World Environment Day, which encourages worldwide awareness and action for the protection of the environment. It is celebrated on 5 June in over 100 countries. This year China hosted the global World Environment Day celebrations on the theme, ‘Air Pollution’. The event began in 1974 and since then the event has grown to become a global platform for public education and awareness.